‘Chicago Four’ Member Who Tortured Disabled Teen Live On Facebook Gets Nine-Year Sentence
A Chicago man pleaded guilty to kidnapping a mentally disabled teen and beating him with three friends on Facebook Live in 2017.
Jordan Hill, 20, pleaded guilty to kidnapping and hate crime charges in court Thursday, CNN reported. Footage of the attack showed Hill and his accomplices, Tesafaye Cooper and Brittany and Tanishia Covington, beating and kicking a tied-up disabled white teen while yelling “Fuck Donald Trump, nigga! Fuck white people, boy! Fuck white people, boy.” Reports suggest the boy was tied up for anywhere from four to five hours.
Hill was also charged with robbery, residential burglary and possession of a stolen motor vehicle. Brittany Covington and Cooper were also charged with residential burglary in early 2017, according to CBS Chicago.
The graphic video shows the victim tied up with tape across his mouth, being beaten and cut with a knife. (RELATED: Crazy CNN Panelist Blames TRUMP For Kidnapped, Tortured White Man — ‘That Is Not A Hate Crime’ [VIDEO])
At a separate point in the video, the attackers scoff at a comment on the Facebook Live stream that says they are being reported to the police.
Another video, which has since been removed, appeared to show the victim being forced to drink water straight from the toilet.
Hill was the third of the four to be sentenced. Brittany Covington was sentenced to four years of probation in 2017, while her older sister Tanishia was sentenced to three years in prison in April. The case against Cooper is still pending.
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